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Sunday, May 27, 2018
Tags: MOLISA
Wage regulations reformed to suit market mechanisms Wage regulations reformed to suit market mechanisms
Businesses would likely narrow the pay gap among employees and recalculate wage scale based on productivity at work instead of seniority.
MOLISA guides payment of social insurance premiums for foreign workers MOLISA guides payment of social insurance premiums for foreign workers
As from January 1, 2018, foreign workers in Vietnam would be required to pay premiums for three among five social insurance regimes, namely sickness, maternity and occupational disease.
Retirement age to rise in 2021 Retirement age to rise in 2021
The retirement age in Vietnam, currently 60 for men and 55 for women, may be gradually raised to 62 and 60, respectively, beginning in January 2021, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) proposed.
Prosecutors want changes in law investigation methods to handle sexual abuse of children Prosecutors want changes in law, investigation methods to handle sexual abuse of children
The Supreme People’s Procuracy, the nation’s premier prosecuting agency, has requested changes in the Penal Code to facilitate investigations into and legal proceedings against child sex abuse suspects.
Ministry proposes revision of the Labor Code to be more beneficial for employees Ministry proposes revision of the Labor Code to be more beneficial for employees
The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has recently proposed amendment of the 2012 Labor Code’s provisions concerning incentives for employers of female employees, overtime work, strike, and settlement of social insurance regimes for employees whose employers owe social insurance premiums.
Ministry moots insurance cuts to help businesses Ministry moots insurance cuts to help businesses
Businesses could have their contributions to funds for labor accidents, occupational diseases and unemployment reduced by half under a new Government proposal.
Media updated with information on human rights in Vietnam Media updated with information on human rights in Vietnam
The Foreign Ministry, in collaboration with other ministries, held a meeting in Hanoi on September 28 to provide the media with information about human rights in the country.
New social insurance law offers more benefits to employees New social insurance law offers more benefits to employees
Compared to the current Law on Social Insurance, the 2014 Law on Social Insurance contains several new provisions focusing on such matters as social insurance participants, rights and responsibilities of employees, employers and social insurance agencies, and social insurance regimes and social insurance funds.
Making sure that the rights of children are well protected Making sure that the rights of children are well protected
Dao Hong Lan, Deputy Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, told the Viet Nam Economic Times newspaper about the revising the Law on Child Protection, Care and Education.
Child labor first reviewed on national scale Child labor first reviewed on national scale
Vietnam has about 1.75 million child laborers, accounting for 9.6% of the children aged 5-17 nationwide, according to a national child labor survey released by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in March. This rate is 0.3% higher than in Asia and the Pacific but 1% lower than the world average.

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